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The charity Crimestoppers is today launching a fresh campaign across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys to highlight the issue of organised crime and is asking for your help by reporting any information about suspected criminal activity anonymously. The new digital campaign highlights that whilst the Dyfed-Powys area is one of the safest places to live in the ...

Business across the UK which have had to make changes due to COVID-19 are being urged to make sure fire safety remains a top priority.  The call comes from the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) as many have had to implement and enforce new ways of working due to the current pandemic. We are reminding businesses about the everyday fire risks in the workplace and both the lega ...

September sees the start of Home Fire Safety month and we are encouraging households to do some basic safety checks within their homes to reduce the risk of fires.  At the start of the month we will be focusing on Chimney Safety.  If you have an open fire or woodburning stove in your home, it’s likely that it hasn’t been used over the summer period.  It is important to properl ...

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service have extinguished the fire, involving a freight train, near Pontarddulais Road, Llangennech, Carmarthenshire. Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service handed over the scene to British Transport Police and Network Rail at 08:30am on Friday 28th August 2020.  Area Manager Simon Jenkins, Corporate Head of Response said: “I would like ...

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service remain at the scene of a major incident in Llangennech, Carmarthenshire. Joint Fire Control received the first call at 11:10pm on Wednesday, 26th August 2020.  A freight train, carrying large amounts of diesel oil, caught fire and a number of its carriages had also derailed. British Transport Police, Dyfed-Powys Police, Wales Ambula ...

On Monday, 17th August 2020, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service attended flooding incidents in Ystradgynlais, Cwmtwrch, Abercrave, Cardigan and Narberth. In Ystradgynlais, Amman Valley crews were involved in pumping water from properties and moving residents to higher ground; whilst in Abercrave, crews from Abercrave, Amman Valley, Pontardawe and Seven Sisters  worked ...

Thank you to Eagles Nest, Men’s Shed, Blaen y Maes Prior to Covid 19 Lock Down the Community Safety Team from Swansea Command, approached John Davies from Eagles Nest, Men’s Shed, Blaen Y Maes, to ask it was possible to repair our Target Fire House which is used to welcome and educate children during station visits. Over the years the Target House had fallen into a sad sta ...

On Thursday, 23rd July 2020 at 02:37am, firefighters from Newcastle Emlyn and Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service’s Urban Search and Rescue Team (USAR) were called to assist the Police at a search for a missing person in the Trelech area. Police dog units and National Police Air Service were also in attendance during the search for the missing 75-year-old woman. At app ...

In the early hours of Wednesday 1st July, the Richards family from Heol y Daniel in Llanelli were woken by the sound of their smoke alarm.  They could see that there was considerable smoke coming from the living room and the curtains had caught fire.  The family dialed 999 and called the Fire and Rescue Service and Mr Richards managed to throw some water onto the fire which sto ...

At 00:48hrs, on 17th July, crews from Swansea Central and Swansea West attended an incident where neighbours had reported smoke alarms sounding and a smell of smoke coming from a property the Townhill area, Swansea. On arrival, neighbours informed crews that they believed that the occupier was still inside.  The house was full of smoke and Fire crews forced entry through the f ...